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Amputation Rehabilitation

Amputation Rehabilitation Rehabilitation after amputation varies greatly, depending on which body part is amputated and what amputation level is involved. In the early stages of rehabilitation following amputation, the most important considerations are to control pain and swelling and to … Continue reading

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Amputation Principles

Amputation Principles Indications for Amputation: Peripheral vascular disease Trauma Insensate limb distally Facilities MESS score Infection Tumours Nerve injury (trophic ulceration) Congenital anomalies Aims: Return Patient to maximum level of independent function Ablation of diseased tissue Reduce morbidity & mortality … Continue reading

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